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Microbiology PhD Training Program Mentoring Faculty

The following are faculty members in the Microbiology PhD Training Program at NYU Grossman School of Medicine’s Sackler Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences. View a list of all mentoring faculty at Sackler Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences.

Joel Belasco, PhD
Professor, Department of Microbiology
Research interests: RNA biology and post-transcriptional mechanisms of gene regulation

Richard Bonneau, PhD
Professor, NYU Departments of Biology and Computer Science
Research interests: computational biology and analysis of large datasets to model host-microbiome networks

Ken H. Cadwell, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology
Research interests: immunomodulation by viruses and the microbiome

Andrew Darwin, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology
Research interest: cell envelope functions in bacterial pathogens

Heran Darwin, PhD
Professor, Department of Microbiology
Research interests: Mycobacterium tuberculosis proteasomes and pathogenesis

Meike Dittmann, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology
Research interest: innate barriers of respiratory virus infections

Damian Ekiert, PhD
Assistant Professor, Departments of Cell Biology and Microbiology
Research interest: structure-driven approaches to tackle important problems in infectious disease

Edward Fisher, MD, MPH, PhD
The Leon H. Charney Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine
Professor, Departments of Cell Biology, Microbiology, and Pediatrics
Research interests: immune mechanisms in atherosclerosis, nanotherapy of cardiovascular disease, and cell biology of lipoprotein formation

Michael Garabedian, PhD
Professor, Departments of Microbiology and Urology
Research interests: molecular regulation by nuclear receptors of prostate cancer, cardiovascular disease, and neuronal function

Ramin Herati, MD
Assistant Professor, Departments of Medicine and Microbiology
Research interests: germinal centers, vaccine responses, T follicular helper CD4 cells, rational vaccines, and aging

Kamal M. Khanna, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology
Research interests: macrophages, CD8 T cells, infections, and tumor immunology

Nathaniel Landau, PhD
Professor, Department of Microbiology
Research interests: HIV accessory proteins and host restriction factors

David E. Levy, PhD
The Dr. Louis A. Schneider Professor of Molecular Pathology, Department of Pathology
Professor, Department of Microbiology
Associate Dean for Collaborative Science
Research interest: regulation of the innate antiviral immune response through the IFN-JAK-STAT pathway

Dan Littman, MD, PhD
The Helen L. and Martin S. Kimmel Professor of Molecular Immunology, Department of Pathology
Professor, Department of Microbiology
Research interests: T-cell development, mechanisms of inflammation, and AIDS pathogenesis

Ian Mohr, PhD
Professor, Department of Microbiology
Research interests: virus-host interactions regulating messenger RNA translation, innate immune responses and latency, and oncolytic virus immunotherapy

Shruti Naik, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology
Research interests: inflammation, tissue regeneration and cancer, host-microbe interactions, and early in life immunity

Adam Ratner, MD
Associate Professor, Departments of Microbiology and Pediatrics
Research interests: pathogenesis of congenital and perinatal infections and genomic approaches to vaccine design

Ana Rodriguez, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology
Research interest: inflammation in malaria

Jonas Schluter, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology
Research interests: gut microbiome, massive clinical data sets and the hospitalome, microbial ecology and warfare, evolutionary theory, quorum sensing, and machine learning and Bayesian time series analysis

Robert Schneider, PhD
The Albert Sabin Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Pathogenesis, Department of Microbiology
Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
Associate Dean for Therapeutics Alliances
Research interest: role of inflammation in aging, cancer, and regenerative medicine

Bo Shopsin, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Departments of Medicine and Microbiology
Research interest: adaptive changes during Staphylococcus aureus infection

Kenneth Stapleford, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology
Research interests: arbovirus transmission and pathogenesis

Victor Torres, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology
Research interest: multidisciplinary approaches to studying the pathogenesis of Staphylococcus aureus

Jeffrey Weiser, MD
Chair and Professor, Department of Microbiology
Research interests: pathogenesis of respiratory tract infection and bacterial transmission

Angus Wilson, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology
Research interest: molecular determinants of herpes virus latency and reactivation